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Addison Gallery of American Art

180 Main St, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810-4166
+1 978-749-4015
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Small but worth the time

I wandered in to the Gallery with some free time from a conference at the Andover Inn (across the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BStrickland12
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Orlando, Florida
Such a nice afternoon-and free!

Visited one afternoon with a friend. What a lovely spot. Once you step inside and are greeted by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
letterboxer2010
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Boston, Massachusetts
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The Addison Gallery is home to a world-class collection of American Art, along with a vital and adventurous exhibitions program. The museum is committed to serving the public through free admission and an education outreach program that reaches diverse audiences. The Addison’s size gives visitors an opportunity to experience its wide-ranging exhibitions in a more intimate setting than typical of larger museums. The Addison is just 30 minutes from Boston.
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180 Main St, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 01810-4166
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wandered in to the Gallery with some free time from a conference at the Andover Inn (across the street). I was immediately greeted by a knowledgeable guide who helped me get oriented and answered my questions. The Gallery is free - which is remarkable...More

Thank BStrickland12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited one afternoon with a friend. What a lovely spot. Once you step inside and are greeted by the fountain, you are transported to another place. There are a few galleries and a gift shop on the bottom level, a library and a rooftop garden...More

Thank letterboxer2010
Reviewed 10 September 2017

When we visited in July 2017 most of the galleries were showing a special exhibition on one modern artist and only 4 galleries had works from other artists in the collection. For example of the 131 works by Winslow Homer in the collection, only 2...More

Thank Harper W
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The campus that this museum sits on is beautiful. The building that houses the museum of very fine, but the collection is very limited.

Thank alesquire
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Well the greater/host could not have been greater at informing us of what is there and what is coming up, but they are more than happy to with any gallery questions, etc. The original masterpieces by word renowned artists were stunning! And the civil rights...More

Thank RaphaelB17
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place to see beautiful art. Located on the beautiful campus of Phillips academy. Only takes about an hour or two.

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Wow! This Museum is a well hidden treasure! I had no idea that this Museum existed! The Phillips Academy Campus that it is located on is also AWESOME!

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The permanent collection is great for both smaller works by American Masters, and great works by mid-level American Artists. The curation is always on point for all works. The temporary exhibits are always great. Though I wouldn't go to far out of the way for...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Addison is a treasure. It contains a fabulous collection of American art. The exhibits change. An interesting mix of artists.It's free.The current exhibit on Frank Stella is an unbelievable retrospective of his vast talent.

Thank rjmcclune
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Addison gallery is a treasure in Andover. I have been there many times as I used to live in Andover. The exhibits are always well done. Although a small museum, part of Phillips Academy, it is better than a lot of university museums. You can...More

Thank Peggy B
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